Our day started differently yesterday morning. Usually we will do some reading, and some spelling, and some math. But this morning, this morning started with a math test. Yesterday's Vlog where Emma discusses her love of tests Now, it wasn’t a serious math test by any means. It was actually just a placement test for 3rd grade math. We finished up Emma’s second grade … [Read more...] about Homeschool Philosophies – When You and Your Child Disagree
When I was in college, oh so many years ago, I became a master of scheduling my time. I poured over the course catalog and class times in order to get the schedule that I wanted, I created a plan. Either all morning Monday/Wednesday/Friday classes; or classes that only met on Tuesday and Thursday. Why would I try so hard to do this? The reason was because I wanted to make … [Read more...] about How to Make the Most of your Mornings by Creating a Plan
This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase something through one of these links I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support! Family Management. What do you think of when you hear that? For a long time I thought of it as a one person job, mine. I am a mom, and so I believed that it was my job to manage my … [Read more...] about Family Management – How to get everyone on the Same Page
Here we are, at the end of October, and the end of my 31 Days of Self-Care series. I hopethat you enjoyed it! It was certainly interesting to write. I wasn’t entirely sure how the series wouldend up. Actually, in the middle of themonth I wondered if I would be able to complete it at all! I realize there were several days this month that I ended upnot posting about self-care, but that … [Read more...] about 31 Days of Self-Care – Wrap Up!
This week I have spent a lot of time talking about saying no and saying yes. I even tookmy own advice and made some time for knitting and reading this week, whichwas definitely much needed, and was incredibly rewarding. In the background though, it has been an incredibly fullweek. Between play dates and workobligations, to the homeschool co-op, field trips, and purchasing a … [Read more...] about 31 Days – taking a break when you need it
What isthe first thing you think of when you hear the term self-care? I think about a spa day. To be pampered all day long sounds absolutely wonderful to me, and doesnot happen nearly enough! What if I told you that self-care really starts with how youtreat your body? How much sleep are you getting each night? Are you burning the candle at both ends? Are you drinking enough water? … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Treating Your Body Well